New Zealand’s objective: Animals whose progeny will be the most efficient converters of feed into farmer profit


Low cost milk production from pasture grazing has contributed to New Zealand becoming the world’s leading dairy export nation. Management practices and genetic selection programs aimed at maximizing efficiency of production have produced a national herd with a somewhat different genetic background than dominant international bloodlines.

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